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Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching

ORGANIZATION

"Founded by Andrew Carnegie in 1905 and chartered in 1906 by an act of Congress, The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching is an independent policy and research center with a primary mission 'to do and perform all things necessary to encourage, uphold, and dignify the profession of the teacher and the cause of higher education.'"

Official Website:
http://www.carnegiefoundation.org/

Location:
Stanford, CA

Founding Date:
1905

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Rebecca S. Chopp
Educator
c. 1952   President, Colgate University
Arthur H. Compton
Physicist
10-Sep-1892 15-Mar-1962 Discovered the Compton Effect
Harold W. Dodds
Educator
28-Jun-1889 25-Oct-1980 President, Princeton University, 1932-57
Susan Fuhrman
Educator
c. 1943   President, Teachers College, Columbia
John W. Gardner
Administrator
8-Oct-1912 16-Feb-2002 Founder of Common Cause
Janet L. Holmgren
Educator
c. 1946   President, Mills College
Katharine C. Lyall
Business
26-Apr-1941   President of the UW System, 1992-2004
Lloyd N. Morrisett
Administrator
2-Nov-1929   President, Markle Foundation, 1969-98
George L. Shinn
Business
12-Mar-1923   CEO of First Boston, 1975-83
Robert G. Sproul
Educator
22-May-1891 10-Sep-1975 President, University of California, 1930-58
David S. Tatel
Judge
16-Mar-1942   US Court of Appeals, DC Circuit


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